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compared to ann romney. >> i was going to play the bill clinton sound but, in fact, lois the first lady has given an interview and she did with i-village regarding the debate and the quote off night. you have not heard this. let me play the new sound of michele obama. i'm going to read it. it say there is's sort of a scrum and the punditry an enthe analysis and then there's the passion that we see every single day and basically went to say her husband is out there fighting. acknowledging the quote/unquote off night and he is in the fight. not the same tone if you will as ann romney but commenting on the debate and what we are all watching loi out. >> right. i shouldn't have said she's not giving interviews but not as many as ann and ann romney and certainly not taking -- i don't think she's taking the fight to romney whereas, you know, ann romney is taking the fight to obama but they obviously feel like that's very effective and they said repeatedly that she helps the candidate. ann romney helps him and when she is with him. maybe that's the calculus. >> right. i want to play sound of bill
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hillary clinton vowed today that u.s. diplomats will not retreat from dangerous parts of the world. she spoke amid the ongoing questions about the attack in libya that killed four americans. after meeting with the italian foreign minister, clinton defended the administration's changing statements about the attack. >> to this day, to this day we do not have a complete picture. we do not have all the answers. no one in this administration has ever claimed otherwise. every one of us has made clear that we are providing the best information we have at that time. >> sreenivasan: clinton also defended u.n. ambassador susan rice, who initially said the attack started with a protest against an anti-islamic video. u.s. authorities now believe computer hackers based in iran carried out cyber-attacks on persian gulf oil and gas companies over the summer. the attacks crippled 30,000 computers at major companies in saudi arabia and qatar. and defense secretary leon panetta warned thursday of a possible "cyber pearl harbor". he promised "decisive action" to meet any threat. russia insisted today that
is the front page of "the washington post" this morning. clinton was among the first obama administration officials to publicly condemn the attack and warned the deaths of ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans." host: "and the administration account of the attack. the state department instead will send a trusted to rid diplomat along with three security officials. had the hearing, as they depart officials provide new details about the attack while asserting there was no way to predict or prevent the sustained assault." as we read from "the washington times," they took away any claims that this attack was due to protests about that video. that is a front page of "washington times." they also include a timeline, a brief chronology about the aftermath of the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya, if you are interested in that, in "the washington times." david miliband writes this morning -- host: that is some background for you before you tune in to the hearing. our coverage at noon today, that is when the hearing begins. chad, silver spring, maryland, independent. thanks
. you're right, we said in the run up to 2008 that hillary clinton was the most dominant front-runner in politics. that had nothing on what we should be if she decided to run in 2016. >> can i just -- no. i got to tell you. you know, i know she's enormously popular right now but it's because she's not running. i mean, it's not that hard to be that popular. >> but a lot of democrats are saying, wait a minute, she literally got shafted in 2008. this is not fair. this is her turn and thus -- look, this is -- >> they're saying, she's been a loyal soldier for the last eight years, quote-unquote. she has to run. >> i said it in '08. i'll say it in '16. it is not a place for loyalty or for mrs. clinton. it is an indication about one's own ability. i think she's fantastic. i really do. i also think that american voters don't particularly like older women. we won't even buy like makeup from older women. i think even as i was talking about joe biden being 70, hillary clinton as an aging woman becomes less and less appealing to american voters. not in the way that -- just in a way that i
of the main reasons record surpluses under bill clinton were turned into record deficits under george bush is because we put two wars and two tax cuts on a credit card. and now governor romney wants another $5 trillion in tax cuts that he can't pay for? not if i have anything to say about it. that's not going to happen. [applause] we are not going to let this country fall backward. not now. not with so much at stake. we've got to move forward. we need to invest in small business and manufacturers who create jobs here in the united states. we need to recruit 100,000 math and science teachers, train two million workers at community college, bring down the cost of college tuition. we need to -- [cheers and applause] we need to cut our oil imports in half. create thousands more jobs in clean energy. we need to use the savings from ending the wars in iraq and afghanistan to help pay down our deficit and put people back to work doing some nation building right here at home. that's the agenda we need. that's how you strengthen the middle class. movinghow you keep forward. that's the choice in thi
call on this from clinton, illinois. matt is waiting on the independent line. good morning. caller: mitt romney needs to go after the whole libya at incident. he may have made a few missteps regarding coming out with information, but he needs to layoff of that, because it is one thing that he can actually use. i do not know if it will help his foreign policy, because obama can just come back and say -- that is what i did -- but that is something he will really have to focus on if he wants to do those foreign policy speeches. host: thank you for giving us a ring this morning. you want to show you a little bit from that speech released yesterday. mitt romney is expected to say that he knows the president hopes for a safer and freer and more prosperous middle east -- host: we want to bring in now from "the washington post" a reporter to talk about this speech today. thank you for joining us today. caller: thank you for having me on. host: what does mitt romney have to do in this speech? caller: as was mentioned this morning, this will be late in the game for him to be giving a speech
, there's this. hillary clinton takes the lead. quote, confirmed, i got the bird. we will move him to a safe house in the morning. that's hillary clinton. now, a few words from a member of the house science committee, georgia republican paul brown, a medical doctor, gave a sermon at a baptist church last month and addressed the issue of evolution. >> i've come to understand that all that stuff i was talk taught about evolution, embryology, big bang theory, all that is lies straight from the pit of hell. and it's lies to try to keep me and the folks who were taught that from understanding that they need a savior. there are a lot of scientific data that i found out as a scientist that actually showed that this is really a young earth. i don't believe that the earth has been around 9,000 years. i believe it was created in six days as we know them. >> well, bill nye, the science guy, had this to say in response to congressman brown's comments. quote, since the economic future of the united states depends on our tradition of technological innovation, representative brown's views are not
'm struck by the fact that the two most important performances of this campaign-- bill clinton's and mitt romney's in that debate-- were the two wonkiests. somehow i think in a moment of great cynicism people like to be talked to in a serious powerpoint sort of way in which a lot of us in the media think oh, it's over their heads, they'll be bored. >> pelley: but don't be folksy? >> i wouldn't go too far away from the statistics and data which is ryan's home turf. >> the difference is bill clinton used the word arithmetic i've never heard paul ryan use the word arithmetic. arithmetic is a word understood by people who only went to the sixth grade or people with ph.d.s. it's one thing to be wonky and not to do it in obscure language that's off putting. i do think as well that the question of the vice president is always, judy, he's mr. august when he's chosen. joe lieberman was a popular choice in 2000 but the real test is mr. october, what he does in this debate. paul ryan was a popular choice among many conservatives but this is his moment of truth. and there's going to be a lot of nervo
? >> it is either going to be hillary clinton or -- everybody thinks she will give it a serious look. nobody knows for sure. terry mcauliffe is out there -- what do you think? who else? >> andrew cuomo? >> i think he will look at that. >> and martin o'malley. >> there will be no private equity person running again. if romney is not elected, who will be the presumptive nominee for the republicans, 2016? presumptive? the >> you will have to fight marco rubio. there is a long bench. we think chris christie will also go for it. the order bobby jindal already working for it. >> let's assume obama is elected, and clinton will step down as secretary of state, so who will be the next secretary of state and treasury if obama is elected? if romney selected, who will be secretaries of state and treasury? >> susan rice. i think her chances were greatly diminished by her performance on the five sunday shows a couple of weeks back, and that will come back to bite her in a confirmation. >> i thought she was relating what she had been told by the intelligence community? >> the increasing information is that that
of "the washington post" this morning. the attack could mark the clinton legacy. clinton was the first of the obama administration officials to condemn the attack and mourn the death of ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans but as the state department has weathered the republican-led criticism of the warning signs before the september 11th attack, clinton has been invisible. clinton will not appear the oversight hearing on the libya attack where they've said they will question the state department security preparations and the administration's account of the attack. the state department plans to the interest in their career with other officials. ahead of the hearing they provided new details about the attack or asserting that there had been no way to predict or prevent the same assault. and as we read in the "the washington times" earlier, the report that the state department according to them took away any claims that this attack was due to the protest about that video to read that is the front page of the "the washington times" this morning. they also in case you a
that we should go back to the rates we had when bill clinton was president creating 23 million new jobs and creating more millionaires to boot. we can not only reduce the deficit, encourage job growth through small businesses that we're able to make the investments that are necessary in indication our energy. host: president obama wednesday night at the first debate. alan viard. guest: there are a few things i would take issue with. the bush tax cut to expire for the high income levels and we would be going back to the rate prevailed under president clinton. that is not quite right. there will be a new tax called the unearned medicare income tax will impose an extra 3.8% on interest, dividends, and capital gains. that will be 3.8% higher than clinton tax rates. there will also be a medicare tax will increase. i think that 18 numbers right for cutting taxes on small businesses. republicans have made a tactical mistake when they tried to market this on the ground that they are for small business. the goal of the tax cut is to remove distortions in the economy, but when you focus on its sp
to be fixed. let's talk about with former chairman of the council of economic advisors under president clinton. he joins us from d.c. right now. on this show we have dismissed this idea of conspiracy, this number somehow fudged, no evidence to support that at all. in talking about that, we missed the fact the so-called real unemployment rate includes people who are discouraged, that stayed 14.7%, not good, fewer private sector jobs than forecast were added last month. again, not good. so for president obama, do you think unemployment is still a political liability at this point? >> unemployment is still too high. and much higher than i think he or indeed most of us anticipated it would be at this point in the recovery. the report was a good report. and i'm glad you agreed it wasn't a conspiracy. those folks at the statistical agencies are pretty independent. so it was a good number, but you're quite right. there are a lot of people unemployed, not just 7.8%, but the people who would like to have jobs, but maybe are not looking and -- connell: right. >> -- and have given up. we need a much stro
on the trail calling in bill clinton and chris christie, while the running mates are holed up in debate prep. they face off thursday in kentucky. one month out, and we start today with "washington post" political columnist dana millback. >> hi, s.e. >> hi. let's start with with the pugh poll. it puts hit ahead likely voters and registered voters and he's made big gains among women voters and middle class voters. is it about one debate night? >> it's time for obama to panic. we did this a couple of weeks ago when the polls were the other way, and then it was time for romney to panic. it's probably not time for anybody to panic. this race is now what it was weeks ago, months ago, and that's a fairly close race it will on election day. it's decided by two, three percentage points. we've seen the bounces and swings. this one is going in romney's direction. it appears if you look at the battleground states, it still favors obama. nothing has fundamentally changed. if things keep move inning this direction and this just isn't a reaction to one very bad night for obama last week, well, then, we tal
of state hillary rodham clinton was asked today whether there was a demonstration in benghazi on the night of the attack. she indicated she wants to wait for a full accounting of the incident before she makes any direct comment. >>> secretary clinton defended susan rice who has come under fire for saying a protest preceded the attack. she said rice was working with the same information from the intelligence community as every other senior official. >>> a group with links to al qaeda claims it helped take over a government missile base in syria today. the name of the group says they're going to seize large weapons. they're trying to take over the northern city of aleppo. this shows a suspected rebel firing a machine gun. it is not clear whether the shooting is all for show. people are seen calmly taking pictures of him. >>> three suspected taliban hitmen are in custody tonight accused of trying to kill a 14-year-old girl in pakistan. malala yousafzai was shot on tuesday as she rode a school bus. she was shot for speaking up for the education of girls. nbc's amna has the latest on her condit
, hillary clinton was struggling on driver's licenses, the direct question of driver's licenses -- it was every candidate on stage showed how she was taking all sides, both sides of that issue, not actually, at the time, candidate obama. >> richard haass. >> one other thing about the speech where i thought governor romney broke ground was on syria. critical of the obama administration of doing essentially very little, more than 20,000 syrians have lost their lives and he's specifically talking about upping the army of the opposition and giving them one way or the other. sort of stuff they need of the shoot down syrian planes or tanks. this would be a major step forward and basically say we're not going to get involved ourselves, but no-fly zone or lesser american boots on the ground. but if mitt romney had his way, we would lean much more forward toward arming the syrian opposition. once you give arms, you lose control, who knows whose handses they end up in. >> and by the way, as we said when we were talking about benghazi, talking about libya six months ago, who was the opposi
only be dealt with in classified sessions. as secretary clinton has said. the american people expect that the family who lost loved ones -- families who lost loved ones deserve an accurate accounting. we lost friends and colleagues, a cross section of those who put their lives on the line every day. in the inherently dangerous work of diplomatic service to our nation. the secretary has already appointed a review board and is working to determine if our security systems and procedures where appropriate in light of the threat environment and whether they were properly implemented. the secretary has asked us to work as quickly and transparency as pot -- transparently as possible. this is a complicated review that will take time. we will be better able to assess the information we have. until then, it is an incomplete picture and, as a result, our answers today will be incomplete. we have always made clear we were given the best information we had at the time. for example, if any administration official, including any career official, were on television sunday, september 16, they would h
ton, d.c., waldorf, streaming out of here right now. the bigger part of it around clinton and waldorf head toward annapolis, maryland. hanging on for a couple of hours until about 7:00 a.m. i do expect some sunshine today. we'll turn partly sunny. tomorrow, a little bit of sunshine too with another weather front that will be moving in. that could deliver a little isolated sprinkle at best, i think, to the area. so just a few clouds coming back tomorrow. and then some sunshine on tap for thursday. temperature on thursday behind that front back to the mid 60s. so right now, tomorrow looks as though we're going to get back to october-type conditions. for today, though, still feeling like november out there. chilly. 57 to 60 degrees. again, that rain ending at about 7:00 a.m., moving on out of here. partly cloudy, chilly, you're going to need a jacket for the evening. temperature 48 to 54 degrees. here's a look at your four-day forecast. from 60 today, still feeling chilly and cool, to 70 degrees tomorrow. i think 70 is going to be wednesday our best day out of the work week. mid to upper
. who said that. >> eleanor clinton. [ buzzer ] >> stephanie: no, that was wrong. dan martin st. louis dispatch. would you like me to read more. he approved the seal mission to kill osama bin laden. mr. romney is the very embodiment of what has gone wrong. if more americans were paying attention this election would not even be close. >> yeah. >> stephanie: the atmosphere has been distorted by desperate pluto-crats. will this government be for the many or the few. choose the many choose obama! [ applause ] >> stephanie: thank you. [ cheers ] >> stephanie: okay. okay. that was just happy clapping just to my liking. yay! [ applause ] >> stephanie: you know why i had to do that to cleanse my palate because we're diving into right-wing world now. [♪ circus music ♪] >> stephanie: rush limbaugh >> when obama speaks on foreign policy it literally is a green light to our enemies. obama is not deterring anybody, the iranians al-qaeda and that is evidenced by the attacks in libya, and the protests in cairo, and the accompanying protests in the rest of the middle east. the en
hills home of dreamworks executive jeffrey katzenberg where obama and former president clinton thanked big donors for their campaign cash. outside of the nokia theater. >> made my day. made my week, made my life. >> 6,000 fans snaked around the worlding for the 30 days to victory concert. >> almost like a pre-victory concert in my mind. we are excited and we are sure he is going to win. >> reporter: stars like stevie wonder, jennifer hudson and katy perry took the stage after the president made rallying remarks. >> we have some work to do. we have an election to win. everything we fought for in 2008 is on the line here in 2012. i need your help. >> reporter: an intimate high-dollar dinner at the ritz carlton followed where a meal with the president rang up to $25,000 a person. at the end of the trip, the obama campaign is expected to raise more than $5 million. the president will be headed the bakers field tomorrow morning at 9:00 a.m. before flying to san francisco for another round of fund-raising events. reporting from los angeles, nbc bay area. >>> the republican presidential nomin
's leadership, under secretary of state hillary clinton here. that is still unclear even after that 25-minute speech a couple of hours ago. >> he made the case that the middle east is not more stable here. that's a failure that he wants to talk about. he made a case that terrorism is on a low ebb and we don't have to worry about al qaeda, and we just had an attack the on the u.s. consulate. the administration didn't want to call it terrorism. it took 14 days to admit it was a coordinated terror attack, and that's what he wants to talk about. why wasn't the administration straight with the american people. >> let me bring you in on this. this was a remarkable moment with chuck todd. the romney campaign is talking about the case to be made for failures. let me ask you where hosni mubarak should be sptd or not. let me play what happened. >> it was a mistake. >> pushing mubarak out was the mistake? >> let me give you the answer. first of all, for two years president obama cut support of u.s. assistance for democracy in civil society in egypt. so those who eventually went to tahrir square saw that
year where dozens of female democratic members of congress were swept up in the clinton year. and 20 years later, we appear to be having another one. the reason this is good for the president is it helps increase the turnout and enthusiasm for female voters. there's polling that shows women's issues have been being a ballot effect in terms of getting moderate women to go to the polls and feel they have to show up and fight. there are moderate women who may not have been that enthusiastic about the president. they are enthusiastic about knowing the term "legitimate rape" is not a legitimate term. >> massachusetts has never elected a woman as governor or to the united states senate. >> right. >> and elizabeth warren was asked about it in the last debate. here's her response. >> i wonder why you think that massachusetts has never elected a female senator or governor. >> i don't know. >> no idea. does it trouble you? >> well, right now, i'm trying to do something about that. >> isn't that just a fantastic answer? >> there's been a lot of studies about one of the reasons that the gap in p
democratic members of congress were swept up in the clinton year and 20 years later we appear to be having another one. the reason this is good for the president is because it helps increase the turn-out and enthusiasm among female voters. i think i mentioned before that emily's list shows that emily's issues are having a down ballot effect. in terms of getting moderate women to turn out to the polls, feeling enthusiastic and they have to show up and fight. there are a lot of moderate women who may not be that enthusiastic about the president. they are enthusiastic about access to birth control. enthusiastic knowing the term about legitimate rape is not a legitimate term. they are enthuseattic about sending that message to the poll. that does help democrats at the poll. >> a woman hasn't been voted to the united states senate. liz wedelizabeth warren was ask about it in the last debate. >> i wonder why you think massachusetts never elected a female senator or governor. >> i don't know. >> no idea? does it trouble you? [ applause ] >> well, right now, i'm trying to do something about that.
president obama. former president bill clinton will appear at a rally at uc davis. an independent panel review the state's political boundaries making some of the more competitive and bringing new attention and money to california. political parties across state meanwhile are targeting america's newest citizens. it's a small block of one that can be substantial enough to make a difference in presidential states. a study of census data is finds that 7.8s to and to digital 4.2. at 4: 38 will take a quick break. >> of the athletics and the giants are facing --there will try and knock off the detroit tigers. the athletics must win against detroit. game time is 6: 07. i heard a lot of the fans are trying to and signed petitions to get the coverage of the upper deck seats to the cannes film another 10,000. >> the cincinnati reds have the 2-0 series lead going into game 3. if the giants live to see a game for then rights obvious mark on at both issued statements defending themselves also pledging to work with the cp uc. the services have come under criticism from local taxi drivers who said th
policy issues when he joined up with then governor clinton on that ticket. that's an importants a tribute. >> jennifer: one thing he is disciplined, and my guess is he is boning up on every bit of foreign policy that he can. kiki thank you to suchmor joining us inside "the war room." up next how is mitt romney's momentum, and i really hate even saying that -- how is that momentum translating in swing states? (vo) what is said here could decide the election. current tv presents coverage of the vice presidential debate. with unrivaled analysis and commentary. >> was this the game changer? is this going to change the dynamic? (vo) the only network with real-time reaction straight from the campaigns and from viewers like you. >> so keep on tweeting and maybe you'll have your voice be part of this democracy and see your tweets up on our screen. >>now that's politically direct. cu >> jennifer: you're back inside "the war room," i'm jennifer grandholm. both president obama and governor romney are pulling out all of the stops to win colorado's nine electoral votes. the
including one with secretary of state hillary clinton. as for ohio, new polls show the race is tightening there. ahead of romney by the four points. another poll has romney up by one. >>> big bird wants the presidential campaign to lay off. the people behind sesame street want big bird taken out of any campaign ads. >> this is just the latest turn in a saga that started last week. >> i like pbs. i love big bird. i actually like you to. i'm not going to keep on spending money on things to borrow money from china to pay for. >> reporter: big bird as gone big time from the campaign trail to network television and now a campaign ad. >> i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs. >> mitt romney taking on our enemies no matter where they nest. >> reporter: while pbs initially reacted by saying: ct the sesame workshop has apparently had enough of the political back and forth calling itself nonpartisan sand issuing this statement. we have approved no campaign ads and, as is our general practice have requested that the ad be taken down. the obama campaign says it is considering that request but insists
would be able to respond. this one from hillary rodham clinton, secretary of state and the second letter of thanks from barack obama about the same topic. when he gives speeches and he says, people ask him what is your most memorable part of your career he says other people think the most memorable part of my career is the baseball scandal, the steroids in baseball. those records are not here. he was also involved in the 9/11 red cross fund distribution. those records were not here because he was working in the capacity of those organizations so whatever those files are -- so you wind up with congressional papers sometimes too. [inaudible] >> what the booktv all weekend to see more of our recent visit to augusta maine or go for more information on this and other cities visited a ibook to these local content vehicle go to content. >> coming up, booktv% after words an hour-long program where we invite guest host to interview authors. this week, legal journalist john jenkins and his in his book, "the partistan" the life of william rehnquist. in it the publisher "cq" press d
. i am not sure yet, but romney seems to be more moderate and centrist, like clinton was. clinton was a good president, not counting the personal dalliances which did not mean anything anyway. i am going to vote for romney and it might be different. host: that you, george. the vice presidential candidates debate this week on thursday, but there are two more presidential debates coming up, and here they are, october 16, a town hall type debate. finally, october 22, at lynn university, in florida. that one will be focused on foreign policy. rick in maryland, independent line. what did you think of mitt romney's speech on foreign policy from the virginia military institute? caller: good morning. thank you for accepting my call. i thought it was a lot like the george bush's policies, did not make very much sense. i spent 19 months in iraq, and i listened to the story line they had us there, and it did not sound good then, it does not sound good now. i made money. he seems to be promoting the same thing, and i'm scared. i mean, it does not do anything to put us back in the driver's sea
as still a pretty reasonable guy right? >> i always did yeah. he used to play golf with bill clinton. but now he's a whacko. yeah, that the obama campaign could actually doctor these numbers? come on. just accept the fact! it's working. peter is calling from miami. >> caller: hey, bill last week i wanted to talk to you when you were talking about obama and his performance, and one of the things i wanted to say is what would they have been saying if he would have been on the aggressive side, would they be saying there's the angry black guy? >> bill: you know that's what some people would have said for sure. >> caller: absolutely. but i was reading an article about the score for the obama, the deficit going down. >> bill: yeah and they always try to take the good news and turn it into bad news. >> caller: i know it's crazy. but back to the debate peter. it was not the president's best night. and certainly he has bounced back from that. >> caller: he didn't have to do that bad -- not that i thought he did bad at all but it's just that it is a no-win situation. >> bill
. megyn: doug schoen is a former adviser for president clinton and pat caddell for president carter. >> this comes from the top. they regroup the obama campaign after the debate, a disastrous debate by all polls and all accounts and they decide they had to go back to a narrative which has worked, the most virulent attacks on governor romney, attack him as a felon, criminal, murderer, it worked. they were ahead while he were doing it. they have 29 days left. the bottom line, it worked then, call him a liar and it will get the president-elected. megyn: he has been attacked as a possible felon by the obama campaign and priorities u.s.a. as a murderer responsible for the death of a man's wife. and it was a lie. is this an effective campaign strategy? tight worked in the past because romney hasn't been on the stage. the problem is 70 million americans saw a debate. they could see for 90 minutes and make a judgment about governor romney and the president and they made a judgment. let me tell you the other problem the president's campaign has. this is coming from the top, which is this dis
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